#AmazonHQ2

February 21, 2019, 9am PST
Last week, Amazon abruptly canceled its decision to invest about $2.5 billion and bring 25,000 high-paying jobs to Queens. A scholar blames their abrupt decision on an arcane state bureaucracy tasked with preventing Robert Moses-like takings.
Politico Magazine
February 14, 2019, 9am PST
The AmazonHQ2 circus is packing up and moving to another city.
The New York Times
February 11, 2019, 9am PST
The opposition to the idea of Amazon locating one of its second headquarters locations in New York City has given the company pause, according to a recent scoop.
The Washington Post
December 29, 2018, 1pm PST
The real estate market in most of New York City is sluggish to close out 2018, but for now, Long Island City is going gangbusters.
The New York Times
November 25, 2018, 9am PST
Nashville was a surprise benefactor of the Amazon HQ2 announcement earlier this month. Amazon will definitely benefit from the deal as well.
The Tennessean
November 21, 2018, 6am PST
Concerns about the Opportunity Zone program created by the GOP tax bill passed in the waning hours of 2017—that it would enable gentrification and displacement for the profit of wealthy investors—won't be assuaged by this news.
The New York Times
November 19, 2018, 11am PST
The New York Department of City Planning has proposed more permissive zoning regulations for the neighborhood just to the south of Amazon's future home in Long Island City.
Commercial Observer
November 19, 2018, 5am PST
Saturday Night Love comes up with a novel hot take on the thinking behind Amazon's decision to split its new second headquarters between New York City and Northern Virginia.
The Washington Post
November 16, 2018, 5am PST
A totally fake news story, intended to satirize, not provide any factual information, makes fun of how much New York City's political leadership gave to Amazon to make sure HQ2 would call the Big Apple home.
The Onion
November 15, 2018, 9am PST
Amazon's decision to locate half of its HQ2 location in Northern Virginia kicks the state into gear on transportation projects. More funding could potentially be on the way.
Greater Greater Washington
November 14, 2018, 10am PST
According to an announcement by Virginia Tech yesterday, their plans to build a $1 billion innovation campus in nearby Alexandria helped win the HQ2 prize for Northern Virginia.
WTOP
November 13, 2018, 12pm PST
The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.
Planetizen
November 13, 2018, 8am PST
The reported selection of New York and Washington, D.C. as the dual winners of the Amazon HQ2 competition was officially announced this morning. Still, Amazon wasn't done with the surprises.
Planetizen
Blog post
November 8, 2018, 2pm PST
After the news broke that Amazon was reportedly going to split its HQ2 plans between New York City and Washington, D.C., some cities are left console themselves. A Planetizen opinion piece picks up the pieces.
James Brasuell